CBO selects Wärtsilä for first Latin America PSV hybrid retrofit

The CBO Flamengo will be the first PSV in Brazil to be retrofitted for hybrid propulsion. (Image copyright: CBO)

Brazil-based offshore support vessel operator CBO is undertaking the first hybrid retrofit in Latin America on the CBO Flamengo, a platform supply vessel (PSV). Technology group Wärtsilä has received an order to supply an energy storage solution as part of the hybrid retrofit. The order was booked in October 2020.

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